Applied Exercise Science Admissions Process

Entrance Requirements:

CUW General Graduate Entrance Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 for Full Acceptance
    **Students below a 3.0 may be admitted under a conditional or provisional status on a case by case basis**

AES Program Prerequisite Course Requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree in an exercise science related field (human performance, exercise physiology, kinesiology, movement science)
  • If degree is not in a related field, the following prerequisite courses are required:
    • Two semesters of Anatomy and Physiology
    • One semester of Exercise Physiology
    • *Must earn a minimum letter grad of C in all prerequisite courses*

AES Application Requirements:

  • Completed online AES graduate application
  • One page essay stating reasons for pursuing an MS in Applied Exercise Science, with special emphasis on how the blended delivery model will work for you
  • Resume
  • Two professional letters of recommendation using the CUW graduate recommendation form or on letterhead
  • All official transcripts from each institution where postsecondary coursework was taken

Application Deadline:

  • Fall Semester – August 1st
  • Spring Semester – January 1st